You can find some blog post of mine on the subject: Years are passed, but I still see people scared when it is time to customize the build, especially because the Workflow can be a little bit intimidating.In TFS2013 the build is still managed by Workflow Foundation, but the new workflow basic template now supports simply customization with scripts. The notation J and B is taken from a nice tool called Tfs Versioning; it is used to manage versioning of assembly with a Custom Action.Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site. @Mat's Mug Last I checked(years ago), that didn't work as I'd liked.
The original solution is arguably not a good use of Still only one semi-colon, but at least it's possible to look at it and recognize each piece for what it does.
I don’t actually know but I would bet that most only do it sporadically and eventually give up.
Manual editing of the Assembly Version and Assembly File Version is much harder that it needs to be.
I did take out the filename string because I used it thrice, and I figured I'd get some flack if I didn't.
I realize this is complex, and the average person wont be able to read it.